University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

AGRIBUS 7057 - Trends & Issues in the World Food System

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 3933
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Taught as an intensive
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Assignments, Oral Presentation

Constantly evolving market forces, socioeconomic trends local, national and international policies transform food systems in diverse and complex ways. An important aim of this course is to explore, research, and analyse how these socioeconomic trends and public policies impact on businesses, global corporations, households, producers, retailers, consumers and governments. Issues we address include economic development, growth, trade, climate change, technology, food safety, nutrition, health, diet, intellectual property rights, resource management, finance, retail markets and risk. This seminar-based course requires students to grapple with the same kinds of decisions and dilemmas policy makers and business leaders confront. Students assess information, evaluate strategies and practice teamwork skills to resolve complex issues. Students learn to examine the connection between the diverse parts and the whole of a particular issue. The course is designed to help students write effectively and communicate their ideas with clarity.

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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3933 Mon 18/02/2019 Fri 22/02/2019 Fri 05/04/2019 Fri 03/05/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30010 LE01 35 FULL 25 Feb - 25 Feb Monday 9am - 1pm Nexus10, UB34, Teaching Room
27 Feb - 1 Mar Wednesday, Friday 9am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room
4 Mar - 6 Mar Monday, Wednesday 2pm - 6pm Nexus10, UB35, Teaching Room
13 Mar - 13 Mar Wednesday 9am - 1pm Schulz, 307, Teaching Room
25 Mar - 25 Mar Monday 9am - 1pm Nexus10, 704/705, MBA Suite
29 Mar - 29 Mar Friday 9am - 1pm Nexus10, 704/705, MBA Suite
10 Apr - 10 Apr Wednesday 9am - 1pm Nexus10, 704/705, MBA Suite